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  • Eestlased Esimeses Ilmasõjas (eestlased I maailmasõjas)

    Head koostöölised, kes te liigute ringi erinevatel Eesti kalmistutel ja mujal maapiirkondades. Kui kohtate I MS's langenute monumenti, palun pildistage seda ja laadige foto siia projekti ülesse koos asukohainfoga. Hea oleks, kui pildilt on võimalik välja lugeda ka sõjameeste nimesid. 2014 möödus 100 aastat I maailmasõja algusest. Sellest sõjast on kirjutatud raamatuid, siinkohal vaid väik...

  • Polish soldiers of World War One (1914-1918)

    Polish soldiers of World War One. Polscy żołnierze w Pierwszej Wojnie Światowej. 1914-1918= Zaangażowanie Polaków na frontach I wojny światowej jest jedną z najczęściej pomijanych kart naszej historii. Powodem jest zapewne fakt nieistnienia polskiej, niepodległej państwowości w okresie, w którym toczyły się walki. Takie podejście jednak powoduje, że nie uwzględnia się ani wzmożonych wysiłkó...

  • British War Medal (1914-1918)

    The British War Medal is a campaign medal of the United Kingdom which was awarded to officers and men of British and Imperial forces for service in the First World War. Two versions of the medal were produced. About 6.5 million were struck in silver and 110,000 were struck in bronze, the latter for award to Chinese, Maltese and Indian Labour Corps.==Institution==The British War Medal was instit...

  • 1914–15 Star

    The 1914-15 Star is a campaign medal of the British Empire which was awarded to officers and men of British and Imperial forces who served in any theatre of the First World War against the Central European Powers during 1914 and 1915. The medal was never awarded singly and recipients were also awarded the British War Medal and Victory Medal.The medal was initially not going to be awarded to sol...

  • 1914 Star

    The 1914 Star , colloquially known as the Mons Star , is a British World War I campaign medal for service in France or Belgium between 5 August and 22 November 1914.==Institution==The 1914 Star was authorised under Special Army Order no. 350 in November 1917 and by an Admiralty Fleet Order in 1918, for award to officers and men of the British and Indian Expeditionary Forces who served in France...

  • South African Soldiers of World War One (1914-1918)

    South African Soldiers in WWI (PLEASE ADD) Starter Kit for How To Add Text to a project A B Henry Daniel Maxwell Barnett , Served in the Cradock Commando during the campaign in German South-West Africa as Sergeant from 19 August 1914 to 8 April 1915, and thereafter as Regimental Sergeant-Major until 17 May 1915. William Borcher , Private, South African Infantry 4th Regt., Serv...

  • Territorial Force War Medal (1914-19)

    The Territorial Force War Medal was a campaign medal awarded to members of the British Territorial Force and Territorial Force Nursing Services who served overseas in World War I; it is the rarest of the five British Great War medals.The medal was established in April 1920 for award to members of the Territorial Force and Territorial Force Nursing Services who volunteered for service overseas o...

  • Mercantile Marine War Medal

    The Mercantile Marine War Medal was established in 1919 and awarded by the Board of Trade of the United Kingdom to mariners of the Merchant Navy for one or more voyages through a war or danger zone during the course of the First World War.==Institution==During the period from 5 August 1914, the day following the British declaration of war against the German Empire, and the armistice of 11 Novem...

  • Det norske forsvaret under første verdenskrig

    Det norske forsvaret tok ikke del i 1. verdenskrig (28. juli 1914 – 11. november 1918), men det trygget og vernet den nøytralitet som de norske statsmyndigheter med all makt søkte å hevde under vanskelige og farefulle forhold. Takket være en systematisk styrking av forsvaret gjennom flere år, hadde Norge under 1. verdenskrig en betydelig evne til å oppfylle folkerettens krav om at en nøytral st...

  • Black British in World War I

    This project will highlight British-born Blacks who fought in World War I. References Black Poppies: Britain's Black Community and the Great War by Stephen Bourne.